Boxing hares

Boxing hares

People clearly feel a deep connection with hares judging by the reaction to our Celtic hares and simple hare garden stakes. So we’ve decided to go one better with boxing hares. You see many static versions of these in wood and metal but we wanted something that...
Let’s go fly a kite (not)

Let’s go fly a kite (not)

Melplash Show proved again what a great day out it is. There is just so much to do and see; it would be easy to lose yourself there. For our second year we were in the Countryside field where the arena saw terrier racing, horse displays, ferret racing and falconry....
Lucky number three

Lucky number three

Chagford was a beautiful setting for a show, although as our landlady at the B&B where we stayed said “We have our own washing machine of a climate up here”. We took the opportunity to visit Castle Drogo and Fingle Bridge the day before the show so...
Rosette at mid-Devon Show

Rosette at mid-Devon Show

Winning the third place rosette for a trade stall was the icing on the cake for our first visit to the mid-Devon Show. The weather was lovely and thankfully not too hot in the mid-Devon Craft Guild marquee where we were located. The footfall was just right and after a...
New twist on Victorian idea

New twist on Victorian idea

The Victorians were fond of displaying their treasured items and that included their garden plants. Auricula theatres were black lined boxes designed to show off these exquisite plants. In a funky updating of the auricula theatre, our adventurous client Penny...